What’s On has details of the public holidays in Dubai in 2014, including Ramadan Eid Al Fitr, Arafat Day, Eid Al Adha, Hijri New Year and National Day.

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The private sector has been granted a three-day holiday to mark Eid Al Adha otherwise known as Feast of the Sacrifice.

A message from WAM, Emirates news agency stated: “All Employees of the private sector in institutions and private sector companies in the country will get a paid Eid Al Adha holiday from Friday, October 3 (corresponding to Dhul Hijjah 9th) until Sunday 5th October,on the occasion of Eid Al Adha.”

Those working for private companies will have October 5 off, returning to work the following day.

Meanwhile the public sector is set to receive a four-day weekend for Eid Al Adha, beginning the holiday on October 3 and ending the following Monday.

Other dates for public and potentially private holidays includes Hijri New Year on October 25. National Day will also be celebrated on December 2 and 3.